I’ve been having a lot of conversations with colleagues about history recently: appreciating it, analyzing it, reinterpreting it for a new generation, and collecting it for future generations. Clearly, I’m not the only one having these conversations, especially as we are in the middle of a lot of newsworthy current events.
Here are a few interesting reads on being part of history, and preserving it:
New York Magazine: Museums Across the World are Collecting Women’s March Signs
The Boston Globe: Professors stash rally signs to preserve a piece of history
Art Museum Teaching: Museums Marching